U.S. pressure aids release of imprisoned Azeri journalist

Dangerous Reporting: A series of profiles about foreign journalists imprisoned, in hiding, or silenced by courts for reporting on the most sensitive subjects in their countries By HANNAH LANG Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – Several months before journalist…

Demonstrators press Congress to protect undocumented children

WASHINGTON – More than two months after President Donald Trump said he was ending protections to children brought to the United States by undocumented immigrants, demonstrators on Thursday swamped a Senate building to pressure lawmakers to vote for a renewal…

In farewell, Mikulski urges bipartisanship and a warning

WASHINGTON – Since the 1990s, Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski has periodically organized dinners with the rest of the women in the Senate, no matter the party affiliation. RELATED STORY: Maryland comes up short at critical time for women politicians The…

Future of Affordable Care Act in Maryland is uncertain

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — While President-elect Donald Trump vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act on the campaign trail, his recent promises to maintain key components of the law have reassured Marylanders, though many still feel the law’s future is questionable.…

Mikulski, Democrats Press for Final Decision on Expanding Overtime Pay

Mikulski and fellow Democrats push for updates in overtime pay proposal.

After O’Malley’s Appeals for More Syrian Refugees, Obama Administration Signals Shift

After repeated calls from former Maryland governor and presidential candidate Martin O’Malley for the United States to take more Syrian refugees, the Obama administration is signaling that it may be ready to do just that.